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Shine Creating Stand-out Partnerships
Producing premier events and providing memorable service is part of the Hargrove legacy. We understand that achieving superior quality requires exceptional partnerships. Our experience and creativity make us a perfect partner to help distinguish you and your property. When you need to shine, experience Hargrove.
Charity Works Dream Ball
Presidential Inaugural Celebration
Thousands of events Hundreds of venues Six decades of experience Longevity has its benefits. Hargrove is an event partner that knows the ins and outs of hotels, facilities and venues — large, small, indoors, outside, contemporary or historic. Our team cares about following your building’s policies and procedures. Our extensive experience translates into a streamlined workload for our venue partners and an increased comfort level for customers.
Big Picture Big Response
Hargrove is the only company to provide a full-range of special event, tradeshow and custom exhibit services. We have a big-picture understanding of the overall events industry and an ability to respond to almost any need. Hargrove understands last minute requests and has a rapid-response program in place to answer your call.
“Hargrove is second to none…
anytime you’re in the building it’s like a weight is lifted off my shoulders. You guys always do it right.” — Chris Frame, Special Events Manager, National Building Museum
Scripps National Spelling Bee
“You guys are the best!”
Mike Schneider, Director of Catering, Capitol Hilton
King Kong and More
It’s true. Our legendary warehouse is home to an extraordinary collection of décor and props including our 20-foot King Kong, Oval Office replica, street lights and red chandeliers. We also have an extensive inventory of equipment needed for VIP security, seating and modular design pieces that are easy to install and dismantle. When you need something out of the ordinary — or more of the ordinary — depend on Hargrove.
Our 400,000 square foot headquarters houses extensive in house capabilities including: Fabrication — A 35,000 square foot fabrication shop houses 35 woodworking, metalworking and plastics production work stations. Art and Paint — Painters and sculptors specialize in bringing décor to life. Graphics — Hargrove can produce high-quality, colorrich signage and banners on a wide range of materials. Our secret? Continual investment in technology — some of the most advanced equipment in North America. We produce a large volume of signage efficiently and pass the savings onto the customer.
Security and Protocols
Hargrove has been part of each presidential inaugural celebration since President Harry S. Truman’s, as well as countless international summits and decades of high-level VIP events. Protocols, security methods and equipment requirements are second nature to us as well as last-minute changes and specialized requests.
“Whether Hargrove is in our building for a special event, tradeshow or custom exhibit, we know a seasoned team of professionals will be on hand.” Samuel Thomas, Deputy General Manager, Walter E. Washington Convention Center
3-D designers, CAD engineers, detailers, full-time project management and production technicians, are among the best experts in the industry. Our sales and account management staff hail from the national event scene, theaters, hotels, convention centers, the customer side and more. The result? A finesse in the execution of events and creative problem-solving.
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Hargrove Capabilities Design and planning Creative services Space planning Graphic design DĂŠcor production Scenic and dĂŠcor fabrication and production Staging platforms and stage sets Interior and exterior signage and banners Event execution Project management Installation and dismantle Onsite show production Security Interface with security entities Management of labor security clearances Expertise in coordination of security requirements, time lines Coordination of VIP requirements Additional services Special entertainment and talent Tents and temporary structures Special effects, lasers and pyrotechnics
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